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Governor Cooper visits Wilmington, continues to encourage people to get vaccinated

Governor Roy Cooper paid a visit to the Port City on Thursday to tour the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center vaccine site in Wilmington.

Community recognizes 56th anniversary of March on Washington

Wednesday marked the 56th anniversary of the March on Washington.

More than 2,000 backpacks handed out to kick off school year

Area churches held their 6th annual back to school bash at the Martin Luther King Center to help kids get ready for the upcoming school year.

Kids enjoy the big game

What's more fun than watching the Super Bowl with your friends? Downtown Wilmington's MLK Center hosted dozens of kids for their own party.

New backpacks for thousands of children

The MLK Center looked like Christmas morning Saturday afternoon. At the 5th Annual Backpack Drive. It drew thousands of children in need.

Need a backpack? Volunteers to give out free school supplies to students

Before the first bell rings, some organizations here in the cape fear are teaming up to help at the fifth annual backpack drive.

Local law enforcement agencies ball for unity in the community

Local law enforcement took off their work shoes in exchange for sneakers as they hit the hardwood for a little friendly competition.

Families invited for fun and learning to celebrate MLK Day

One event to honor Dr. King was going on Saturday at the building that bears his name in Wilmington, the MLK Center.

MLK celebrations continue with Potluck for Peace

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was all about peace, and celebrations continued Thursday with the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington.

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Leland man charged with vandalizing Local’s Tavern

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City Council votes to permanently remove Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington

More than a year after the City of Wilmington removed two Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington, a decision has been made to not return them.

Multi-million dollar contract extended to preserve Wrightsville Beach Bridge

A preservation contract has been awarded to cover expenses to preserve the life of the South Banks Channel Bridge at Wrightsville Beach.